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eBook Short Stories for Students

  • Series Name: Short Stories for Students Series
  • Volume 48
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  • ISBN-10: 1410328651
  • ISBN-13: 9781410328656
  • DDC: 809.3
  • Grade Level Range: 8th Grade - 12th Grade +
  • 375 Pages | eBook
  • Previous Editions: 2018, 2018, 2017
  • Original Copyright 2019 | Published/Released December 2018
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2019
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Overview

Each volume of Short Stories for Students contains easily accessible and content-rich discussions of the literary and historical background of 14 works from various cultures and time periods. Each story covered in this new resource was specially chosen by an advisory panel of teachers and librarians -- experts who have helped us define the information needs of students and ensure the age-appropriateness of this reference's content. Within the pages of Short Stories for Students, young researchers will discover everything they need to complete homework assignments and lead classroom discussions.

Short Stories for Students contains concise synopses of the story's plot, characters and themes, along with a brief author biography, a discussion of the story's cultural and historical significance, and excerpted criticism geared specifically toward the high school student. Researchers will also find information on media adaptations of the story, discussion questions, and suggestions on what to read next. Cumulative indexes enable students to access entries via author, title, nationality, and theme.

See Table of Contents for the works included in this volume. Please note that the entire For Students series is available in ebook format.

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Short Stories for Students Series

Each biannual volume presents vital information on approximately 20 of the most-studied short stories at the high school and early-college levels. Illustrated, Short Stories For Students contains concise synopses of the story's plot, characters and themes, along with a brief author biography, a discussion of the story's cultural and historical significance, and excerpted criticism geared specifically toward the high school student. Researchers will also find information on media adaptations of the story, discussion questions, and suggestions on what to read next. Cumulative indexes enable students to access entries via author, title, nationality, and theme. You may also be interested in For Students Online - the complete For Students Collection in eBook format. While Gale strives to replicate print content, some content may not be available due to rights restrictions. Call your Sales Rep for details.

Alternate Formats

  • Casebound Edition

    ISBN-10: 1410328600 | ISBN-13: 9781410328601

Table of Contents

The Bear Came Over the Mountain, by Alice Munro.
Black Tickets, by Jayne Anne Phillips.
Home to Harlem, by Roddy Doyle .
How to Become a Writer, by Lorrie Moore.
The Luck of Roaring Camp, by Bret Harte.
On the Sidewalk Bleeding, by Ed McBain.
One of These Days, by Gabriel Garcia Marquez.
A Private Experience, by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie.
The Ransom of Red Chief, by O. Henry.
Rashōmon, by Ryunosuke Akutagawa.
The Scholarship Jacket, by Marta Salinas.
Sultana's Dream, by Begum Rokeya.
A Telephone Call, by Dorothy Parker.
Three Girls, by Joyce Carol Oates.